First Annual Trial CaniCross Race

2018 Race video compilation

Register to Race: Amable du Fond River CaniCross Registration

Register to Volunteer: Amable du Fond Canicross Volunteer Sign-Up

Race Date: October 27th 2018

Race Location: Amable du Fond River GuestHouse, 1655 Peddlers drive Calvin Ontario, at the north entrance of Algonquin Park on a 400 acre private property.

Course: 7 km Loop

Time limit: 5 hours

Cap: 19 racer| husky pair limit

Entry fee: 20$ for race,  dog match and meal ticket additional 5$ for canicross harness rental

Race Registration: 9:30 am

Registration closes: 10 am Saturday October 27th

Mandatory DeBrief and safety meeting: 10:00 am

Meet and Harness your Husky: 9:30-10: 30am

Race Start time: 11am

Start type: 30 second Interval start

Aid Station: This is a no plastic or aid station race please come prepared with personal water and food carrier. With your registration includes a Cliff bar, goo, banana, orange, apple and their will be gatorade powder available.

Check-In Stations and Marshall’s: trails will be marked each km and flagged in pink ribbon and their will be marshals at check in stations.

Trails: The race is held on property, technical back country trail terrain, mud, lake crossing, challenging hills

End of race: Return huskies to their designated locations

Awards: 1st prize hand made moose hide mitts by Carly McClaughlin from Wolf Lake FN

Post Race meal: Vegan meal will be offered and served between noon and 4 pm.  Please let us know if you have any dietary restrictions and we will try to accommodate you. If you have special dietary restrictions and prefer to bring your own food we can keep it refrigerated or heated for you if needed!

Accommodation: Amable du fond River Cottage

Race Director: Johanna Mercedes

Facility owner and operator: Rosanne Van Schie

Carpooling and other information and feedback : Facebook group Amable du Fond River Canicross